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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Catherine Templeman


Will of Catherine Templeman
from Newfoundland will books volume 14 pages 433-434 probate year 1929

In re       DECEASED.

This is the Last Will and Testament of me, Catherine Templeman of Bonavista, Widow.

  1. I revoke all Wills heretofore by me made.

  2. I appoint Herbert J. Sawyers of Bonavista, Accoutant, Executor of this my last Will and Testament.

  3. I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Agnes Janes, wife of Randell Janes, the sum of Seven hundred and fifty dollars; to my daughter Beatrice House the sum of One thousand dollars; to my sons William, Harold and Edgar the sum of Two hundred and fifty dollars each.

  4. I give devise and bequeath to each of my grandchildren Phillis, Vera, Catherine and Jean, children of my son Harold, the sum of Fifty dollars each; to my grandchildren Donald and Elaine, children of my son William, the sum of Fifty dollars each; to my grandchildren John Donald, Flora, and Rendell, children of my daughter Agnes Janes, the sum of fifty dollars each, to my grandchildren Dorothy, Phillip and Rodney, children of my son Edgar, the sum of Fifty dollars each, to my grandchild Margaret Moulton, child of my daughter Beatrice House, the sum of One hundred dollars.

  5. All other monies in Bank, after payment of my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, shall be divided equally between my children Alfred, Evelyn and Mabel.

  6. I bequeath all my stocks, bonds and shares and particularly my interest in E.W. Gillett Company and The United Towns Electrical Company, and certain shares in Gold Mines to my daughters Evelyn and Mabel share and share alike.

  7. I give devise and bequeath to my son Harold my mahogany wardrobe.

  8. I bequeath to my faithful servant Sally Tippett the sum of One hundred dollars.

  9. I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Agnes Janes my Rocking chair, Mahogany bedstead, and a bedstead and mattress.

  10. All my personal property, furniture and effects and all the rest residue and remainder of my estate whatsoever, save as hereinbefore specifically bequeathed, I bequeath to my son Alfred Templeman.

In Witness Whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. John's, this 29th day of August A.D. One thousand nine hundred and twenty-eight.

Catherine Templeman

SIGNED PUBLISHED AND DECLARED by the testatrix, as and for her last will and testament, in the presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other and at her request have hereunto subscribed our hands as witnesses.
Mary Southcott.
J.A.W.W. McNeily
of St. John's Solicitor

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
W.J.Higgins J.
Probated granted
Herbert J. Swyers
on the 28th day
of February
A.D. 1929.
Value of Estate



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